Tom Gola was a professional basketball player. Gola’s weight was 205 pounds. Gola died on January 26, 2014, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gola was born on January 13, 1933, in Philadelphia. Gola’s height was 6 ft 6 in. This article takes a deep dive into Tom Gola’s net worth.Image Credit: La Salle College
In high school, Tom Gola played basketball for La Salle College High School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Gola played basketball in college with La Salle Explorers men’s basketball (1951-1955) and started playing professionally in 1955. In the 1955 draft, Gola was chosen number NBA territorial pick by the Philadelphia Warriors. Gola left the game of basketball in 1966.
Gola played for the Golden State Warriors during 1955-1962- as well as the New York Knicks in 1962-1965. Some of the highlights of Tom Gola’s career included: NBA champion, 5× NBA All-Star, All-NBA Second Team, National Invitation Tournament champion, List of NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball champions, NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year, UPI College Basketball Player of the Year, 3× Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, National Invitation Tournament, and No. 15 retired by Retired numbers.
Gola set a career record of 7,871 (11.3 ppg) points, 5,417 (7.8 rpg) rebounds, and 2,962 (4.2 apg) assists.
Player yearly earnings range between $20,000 and tens of millions of dollars per year, depending on a number of circumstances. Although most professional NBA players earn a salary of around $2 million, some with D-league crossover deals receive as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is nearly $100 million, although as of today nobody brings in anywhere near that amount. The top players in the NBA earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the NBA, yearly earnings can dip below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Tom Gola’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Tom Gola’s net worth at death is:
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